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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Ponomaryov V. I.

Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

Vladimir Ponomariov, born in 1975, Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology, Neurology and Medical Psychology of School of Medicine of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Psychiatrist, narcologist, psychotherapist of the highest category; also he has specialization in neurology, psychotherapy, medical psychology and sexual pathology.

In 2005 he defended his thesis on the topic: "Smoking in young patients (clinical and experimental physiological research)" on the specialty 14.01.17 — Narcology.

In 2011 he defended his thesis for the degree of Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine on two specialties 14.01.16 — psychiatry and 14.01.17 — narcology.

The editor ib chief of the international scientific and practical journal "Psychiatry, Neurology and Medical Psychology"; member of the editorial board of the Journal of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, series "Medicine", scientific and practical journal "Psychological counseling and psychotherapy", an international scientific and practical journal "Photobiology and photomedicine" and "Mental Health"; a member of the Dissertation Council D 64.051.08 in V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University, specialty 19.00.04 — medical psychology; member of the advisory council of Ministry of Education and Science on the examination of scientific works projects, scientific and technical (experimental) development of young scientists and the chairman of the section of professional direction: "Development and implementation of new technologies and equipment for quality health care, pharmaceuticals, disease prevention and treatment; biotechnology".

In 2014, the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Health and Medical Sciences of Ukraine awarded him with the medal "For the protection of health of the nation" and a diploma; in 2014 he received the thanks of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine for considerable personal contribution to the development of science and education, training of highly qualified specialists and for the case of 210-th anniversary of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University; in 2015 the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine awarded him the medal "For significant contribution to the development of education and science." In May 2016 for the Day of Science Kharkiv Regional State Administration awarded him diploma of a scholar in the fields of science named after Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov (in Medicine and Biology) for personal achievements in the field of science, a significant contribution to the solution of scientific, technical and socio-economic problems of the Kharkiv region.

Author and co-author of 222 publications, including 119 scientific papers, 71 of them — of educational-methodical character, 8 Ukrainian utility model patents, 19 certificates of registration of copyright for the project, 4 rationalization proposals and 1 scientific discovery. Out of these, 63 articles have been published in professional journals in Ukraine and abroad. There have been defended 3 PhD theses, presented to the official defense — 2 PhD theses; currently have been planned and worked out 7 PhD and 3 doctoral theses.

V.I. Ponomariov is in charge of research works that are carried out at the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology, Neurology and Medical Psychology of School of Medicine, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, on the topic: "Research on the issues of psycho-diagnostics, etiology and pathogenesis, clinical features of the course, prevention and treatment of comorbid mental and behavioral disorders (state registration number 0113U001081).

Under his leadership, work of the Department of Psychiatry, Addiction, Neurology and Medical Psychology of School of Medicine, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University has been organized.

EDITORIAL BOARD

E. G. Dubenko

Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Science of Ukraine (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

Professor of Department of Psychiatry, Narcology, Neurology and Medical Psychology of School of Medicine, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Born in the village Potoki, Kremenchug district of Poltava region. In 1954 he graduated from the Medical Faculty of Kharkiv Medical Institute. He has been working at the same institute, almost all the time — at the department of nervous diseases, from intern to professor. Since 1962 — Associate Professor, in 1969 — Professor of the Department. Since 1971 — Head of the Department of nervous diseases after the neurologist G.D. Leshchenko, in 2002-2004 — Professor of this department. Since 2002 the department is headed by Academician of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences I.A. Grigorov. Since 2005 — Professor of Neurology of the Department of General Practice — Family Medicine. Has been developing research in the direction of early vascular disease of the brain and preventive angioneurology.

For a series of works on the principles of prevention of acute and chronic disorders of cerebral circulation was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology in 1993. In the same year he was elected an academician of the Academy of Sciences of higher education.

Under his leadership the directions of the study of atherosclerosis in people of different professions, Parkinson's disease, diseases of the autonomic nervous system have been developed. He studied the mechanisms of epilepsy, the biochemical basis of the formation of the epileptic focus.

He is the author of over 300 scientific works, including 5 monographs, textbooks and manuals for doctors and students.

Under his leadership 6 doctoral and 41 PhD theses have been prepared. He created a large school of clinicians, neurologists and scientists. Dubenko is a member of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, the Education Committee of the World Neurological Federation.

More than 30 years has been the head of Kharkiv Scientific Society of Neurologists, later — its honorary chairman. Since 1985 has been Honored Scientist of the USSR — for outstanding achievements in the field of neurology.

A. S. Kocharyan

Holder of Habilitation degree in Psychology, Professor, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

Head of the Department of Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Sphere of interests: psychotherapy, counseling, family counseling, group meetings, gender psychology, psychology of mass communication, sexology, psychotherapy, sexual pathology, medical psychology. Scientific activities: under the supervision of A.S. Kocharian 33 PhDs in Psychology have been prepared. He has founded scientific field of medical and psychological research in Ukraine — gender role identity of the person, the form of its violation; a school sex role psychology is being formed; model of sub-verbal person-centered therapy has been developed.

Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, academician of the European Academy of Natural Sciences.

Editor in chief of the journal "Psychological counseling and psychotherapy", a member of the editorial board of 5 scientific journals.

Chairman of the Dissertation Council D 64.051.08 on defense of doctoral dissertations on specialties 19.00.01 — general psychology, history of psychology, 19.00.04 — Medical Psychology of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. A member of the dissertation council D 26.001.26 on defense of doctoral theses of Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University.

Official teacher and supervisor of professional psychotherapeutic league (OPPL), has a certificate of the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP).

N. I. Yabluchanskiy

Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, Professor (V.N. Karayin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

He graduated in 1973 from Donetsk National Medical University named after M. Gorky, specialization "Medicine", and in 1984 graduated from School of Mechanics and Mathematics, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. In 1973 he became an assistant of the Department of Human Anatomy of Donetsk National Medical University, in 1978 he moved to the Department of Internal Medicine of the same University in a similar position, where he worked until 1984. From 1984 to 1988 he headed the Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology of Kharkiv branch of Kiev Research Institute of Cardiology named after Academician N.D. Strazhesko. In 1988-1991 he was Deputy Director for Science, head of the Department of Gastroenterology of the Kharkiv Research Institute of Internal Medicine of Ministry of Health of Ukraine, then in 1991-1993 — Deputy Director for Science, head of the clinical department of the Kharkov Research Institute of Microbiology and Immunology of Ukraine. In 1992 N.I. Yabluchansky was the first dean of the revived School of Medicine (then Faculty of Fundamental Medicine) as part of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University and worked in this position until 2008. Then, in 1992, he headed the Department of Internal Medicine, has been in charge of it till now.

In 1974 he defended his PhD thesis on the topic "Morphometry of autotransplanted and allotransplanted lungs in the experiment." In 1989 he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences on the topic "Laws of uncomplicated and complicated cure for myocardial infarction." In 1993 he was awarded the title of professor.

N.I. Yabluchansky leads active pedagogical activity, providing his valuable experience and knowledge to the students of the School of Medicine. He delivers lectures on propaedeutics of internal medicine, conducts workshops, laboratory classes and seminars on internal medicine, organizes clinical reviews of patients and medical concilia, together with the department staff and students.

N.I. Yabluchansky is the author of 10 books with the stamp of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, more than 20 books and monographs, 100 manuals and guidelines, about 25 articles in journals included in the foreign scientometric databases and have the impact factor, more than 1000 articles in domestic specialized publications. He has more than 100 patents and author's certificates. With his active participation there were organized and conducted about 50 scientific and practical conferences, including 35 international ones.

Under the leadership of N.I.Yabluchansky there were successfully defended 36 PhD and 3 doctoral dissertations, and now there are planned and carried out 5 PhD and 2 doctoral thesis.

The scope of research and professional interests of N.I. Yabluchansky at this stage of its work is theoretical, experimental and clinical cardiology, mechanisms of cure of myocardial infarction, heart failure, new diagnostic methods in cardiology, mathematical modeling of blood circulation and autonomic nervous regulation of blood circulation, the philosophical issues of medicine, reforms in healthcare system.

V. A. Abramov

V.A. Abramov graduated from Donetsk Medical Institute in 1967, specialization "medicine" (magna cum laude). After graduation he worked as a psychiatrist in the regional clinical psychiatric hospital in Donetsk. Since 1969, and currently works at Donetsk National Medical University named after M.Gorky: since 1969 — postgraduate studies at the Department of Psychiatry; since 1972 — Assistant of the Department of Psychiatry; since 1979 — Associate Professor. In 1972 he defended his thesis on the topic "Studies of adaptive functions of visual and auditory analyzers in patients with schizophrenia and presenile psychosis", and in 1986 — a doctoral thesis on the topic: "Clinical and social characteristics and rehabilitation of patients with consequences of the work traumatic brain injury ".

Since 1988 V.A. Abramov has been Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Medical Psychology.

For 22 years he has been working in the dean's office, as a deputy dean of the 1st Medical Faculty (1975-1986), and since 1987 till 1996 — as Dean of Medical Faculty 2.

In 1989 he was awarded the title of professor. V.A. Abramov ranks high as a psychiatrist and educator. He is distinguished by erudition and deep knowledge of the fundamental problems of psychiatry. Professor V.A. Abramov has made a great contribution to the development of the foundations of social psychiatry and organization of psychiatric care. By decision of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine meeting in 2010, he has been heading the organizational and methodological center for the development of areas of rehabilitation of patients with mental disorders. Has developed a set of guidelines approved by the Ministry of Health and Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, on important issues of de-stigmatization, rehabilitation and ethical-legal provision of mental health care.

V. A. Abramov is the author of more than 400 scientific papers in national and international scientific publications on various issues of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, including 27 monographs, 32 guidelines, 12 manuals, 15 rationalization proposals, co-author of a textbook on psychiatry.

He prepared two doctors of medical sciences and 15 PhDs in Medicine.

V.A.Abramov is the founder and editor in chief of the "Journal of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology," a member of the editorial board of seven scientific and medical journals, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, member of the Presidium of the scientific and practical society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists of Ukraine.

The merits of Vladimir Abramov are appreciated with high state awards and honorary titles: marked by diplomas of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the chief administration of healthcare of Donetsk State Administration, scientific and practical society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists; in 2000 was awarded a diploma of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the monograph "Alzheimer's disease: a multidisciplinary research", in 2005 was awarded a diploma of a laureate of the contest named after Academician of Acadeny of Medical Sciences of Ukraine V.P. Protopopov for the monograph "Chronic mental disorders and social reintegration of patients"; in 2012 — Certificate of honor and a medal "Flagman of Medicine" by the Health Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.

I. A. Babyuk

Head of the Department of psychiatry, psychotherapy, medical psychology and Narcology of the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies of Donetsk National Medical University named after M.Gorky, Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, Professor.

He is the author of over 350 scientific papers (29 international publications, 16 monographs and textbooks). His works "Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology in the rehabilitation of women" (2002), "Alcohol and drug addiction in adolescents (2004),"Forensic sexology" (2005) in different years were awarded diplomas of the winner of the contest named after Academician V.P. Protopopov to be the best monograph in the field of psychiatry, neurology and narcology. In 2010 the textbook "Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology" became the winner of the contest of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine. The monograph "Modern contraception" (2006) was reprinted in Russia, and "Biological markers of reproductive capacity of men" (2009) — in Bulgaria. Igor Babyuk is a member of the editorial boards of several national and European scientific journals, is the chairman of the Donetsk branch of the Association of sexopathologists and andrologists of Ukraine. During the period of work at the Medical University at the entrusted to I.A. Babyuk department annually internship and magistracy are completed by about 20 young professionals, more than 250 young doctors cover specialization and core courses of thematic advanced training and pre-certification courses, 5 PhD and 2 doctoral dissertation have been defended, 3 scientific works are scheduled, new training programs, computer control tests, guidelines have been developed, a computer lab, a library to help students have been organized, classrooms have been equipped, advisory and research work on clinical bases of the department is held, all the conditions for training of practitioners and developing relevant scientific fields have been created.

Formation of I.A. Babyuk as a scientist, physician, health educator and organizer, his professional identity and citizenship has been greatly influenced by his teachers — well-known scientists and teachers, Professor V.V. Krishtal, Professor I.I. Mavrov, professor I.I. Gorpinchenko, corresponding member of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine Professor V.K. Husak, academician of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine Professor V.N. Kazakov, academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education Professor S.I. Tabachnikov.

According to the results of 2009-2010 Professor I.A. Babyuk was awarded by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine a Diploma "100 best doctors of Ukraine", in 2011 — Medal of Academician A.A. Bogomolets. For merits to Ukraine Academician I.A. Babyuk in 2011 was granted the Order of Yaroslav the Wise.

V. S. Bitenskiy

Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine, professor, corresponding member of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine (Odessa National Medical University, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ukraine)

Born on February 14, 1943, corresponding member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, elected on July 4, 2007 with a degree in psychiatry and narcology; Habilitation degree in Medicine (1990), Professor (1991), Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine (2000), a psychiatrist of the highest category, holder of "Excellence of Health", for several years worked as head of the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Medical Psychology at Odessa National Medical University, Ministry of Health Ukraine. The department is a basis for teaching Narcology in higher medical institutions of Ukraine.

The leading scientist in the field of Psychiatry and Narcology, known founder of a new concept of the pathogenesis of substance abuse and mental illness, based on studies of violations of paroxysmal activity in the brain and nerve tissue plasticity. The main achievements of scientific activity — the creation of new highly effective treatment methods of mental and substance abuse disorders. The author of new directions in Psychiatry and Narcology: teenage narcology; psychiatry and medical psychology in infants (0 to 1 year); clinical drug receptology. He developed a unique method of conditioned reflex therapy for alcoholism and drug addiction.

He works on the study of the influence of socio-psychological crisis in modern society on the human psyche and discovered new clinical and pathogenetic aspects of psychogenic illness (noogenic neuroses). Highly qualified teacher of higher medical school, prepared and published a textbook "Psychiatry. Course of lectures", which was recognized as the best textbook at the contest named after Academician V.P. Protopopov in 2006

The author of 204 scientific papers, including 6 monographs, textbooks and manuals. Prepared 16 holders of habilitation degrees and PhDs.

Honorary member of the Ukrainian Scientific Society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists of Ukraine, member of the Research Society on Alcoholism (US), the World and the European Psychiatric Association, the New York Academy of Sciences, editor in chief of 2 journals: "Mental Health Journal", "Journal of Psychiatry and Pharmacotherapy ", a member of the editorial boards of 7 national and foreign professional journals.

He was awarded the Order "For Merit" (3rd level) and "Badge of Honor".

Main research works: "Addiction in Adolescents" (1989), "Teenage Drug Addiction" (1991) "Obstetric and perinatal aspects of drug abuse" (1997, 1999); "Kindling in the formation of pathological dominants, mental disorders and their treatment" (2001); "Some considerations about the formation of neurotic disorders and pathological personality disorders" (2005) "Clinical and pathogenetic aspects of alcoholism and drug addiction" (2007) "Issues of nooethics and mechanisms of noogenic mental disorders" (2008).

O. S. Chaban

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Ukrainian Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ukraine)

Head of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of the Medical-Psychological Faculty of O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University. Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine.

He graduated from the Ternopil Medical Institute (1978, now a university).

In 1978-1980 worked in the hospital in Komsomolsk-on-Amur (now the Russian Federation). Since 1980 — in Ternopil: the inspector of a city department of public health services; psychologist, deputy chief medical officer in the regional clinical psychoneurological hospital, chief psychotherapist of the regional health department (1980-1999). In 1999-2002 — Head of the Department of Psychiatry with a course in the fundamentals of psychology and medical psychology at TSMU.

Head of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University, consultant of the Medical Department of the State Administration of Affairs of the President of Ukraine (psychiatry).

Work in the journals: member of the editorial boards: "Archives of Psychiatry" (Kiev), "Bulletin of Psychoneurology" (Kharkov), "Medicine of Railway Transport" (Kiev), "Bulletin of Scientific Research" (Ternopil), "Mental Health"(Kiev), "International Psychiatric, Psychotherapeutic and Psychoanalytic Journal" (Kiev). Scientific consultant of the magazine "Psy" (Kiev), "Women's health in Ukraine" (Kiev).

Scientific and public positions: First Vice-President of the Association of Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts of Ukraine, Scientific Director of the Institute of Social Research and Psychotherapy (Ukraine); member of the Association of Psychotherapists of Ukraine, a certified psychotherapist of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP), the American Group of Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), a member of the European Federation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (EFPP), a member of the World Association of group psychoanalysis (International Association of Group Psychotherapy (IAGP).

Publications: 360 works, including 3 textbooks on psychiatry and medical psychology, 1 training CD, 2 monographs, etc.

Areas of scientific and practical activity: a complex system of psychotherapeutic and psychohygienic transformation of the actual personal life strategies of patients with diabetes mellitus (biopsychosocial aspect) from a psychosomatic approach; differentiated system of therapeutic, preventive, rehabilitation and organizational measures to provide specialized psychological, psychiatric and psychotherapeutic assistance to victims of technogenic accidents and catastrophes (using the example of hazardous industries of Ukraine); principles and effective psychotherapeutic and psychocorrectional techniques and techniques for dealing with victims of terrorist acts and man-made disasters; modern psychotherapeutic technologies in border and psychosomatic disorders, psychosomatic disorders in the practice of a cardiologist, treatment of depressive disorders, development of principles and effective psychotherapeutic and psycho-corrective techniques and techniques for dealing with victims as a result of terrorist acts and man-made disasters (on the experience of own work with victims at the aerodrome in Sknilov (Lviv, 2002), in the theater on Dubrovka (Russia, Moscow, 2002), in Beslan (North Ossetia, Russia, 2004), the development of new psychotherapeutic and psychocorrectional technologies in clinical practice, built on the principle of conveyor psychotherapy, the creation of a psychotherapeutic hospital of European pattern; establishment of new technologies of psychocorrection, psychopharmacotherapy and psychohygiene of basic psychosomatic diseases including metabolic syndrome X, obesity, anorexia nervosa, type 2 diabetes mellitus; participation in international clinical trials of modern psychotropic drugs; creation of educational and scientific programs on psychoanalysis with the participation of leading European psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, representatives of cognitive-behavioral therapy, development and participation in the creation of psychotherapeutic techniques of working with the patient on the Internet (working with the patient on-line); development of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy with dependent patients, including gaming and Internet addiction.

A. P. Chuprikov

Honored worker of science of Ukraine, professor, holder of habilitation degree in Medicine, neuropsychiatrist Anatoly Chuprikov was born on February 17, 1937. In 1960 he graduated from Dnepropetrovsk Medical Institute, having passed in the sixth year a year-old subordinate in psychiatry with Professor V. V. Shostakovich. Even then, he showed interest in scientific work, which he subsequently successfully combined with practice. After work as head of the department in the district hospital, he entered Moscow clinical internship in Moscow to Professor S.F. Semionov, who headed the department at the Central Research Institute of Forensic Psychiatry named after V.P. Serbsky. He worked with Sergei Fedorovich for more than two decades and always remembers his teacher warmly. A.P. Chuprikov always explains to his students that, taking into account Leningrad roots of S.F. Semionov and scientific continuity, all of them are great-grandsons of the great V.M. Bechteriev.

Professor A.P. Chuprikov is the author of more than 400 publications, including 15 monographs and a number of popular science books. He prepared 30 PhDs and doctors of science.

Professor A.P. Chuprikov is the acknowledged creator of the scientific school of lateral neuropsychiatry. The achievements of the school can be attributed to inventions, patents, publications and monographs on lateral physiotherapy as an auxiliary method for the treatment of mental disorders.

The achievements of Anatoly Pavlovich certainly include the organization of a multi-year (since 1980) scientific and public campaign in defense of left-handed children from violent retraining. This company led to the fact that the union ministries of health and education issued official documents on this matter. Today, on the territory of former USSR, this has affected the fate of several million left-handed citizens.

In his research, Professor A.P. Chuprikov widely applies the latest information technologies in clinical neurophysiology, in particular for in-depth EEG analysis in mental illnesses.

S. K. Evtushenko

Born on April 11, 1941 in Donetsk. In 1948-1958 studies in secondary school. In 1958-1964 a student of Donetsk Medical Institute. From the 5th year worked in the neurology department of Hospital number 1 in Donetsk. In 1963-1964 (as a student of 6th year) passed a medical practice in Kramatorsk and worked as a pediatric neurologist. In 1964-1967 — Neurologist of mine number 18 in Sniezhnoie. In 1966 he organized the neurological department in the city. In 1967, by order of the Donetsk Organization of Healthcare was transferred as an intern of the 1st Neurology Department of clinical hospital named after M.I. Kalinin. In 1971, working as a practical physician, defends his thesis on "Serotonin and ceruloplasmin by neurorheumatism" (supervisor — Prof. Neurologist B.S. Agte and Prof. Pharmacologist I.V. Komissarov.). In 1971-1976 — Head of the newly established 2nd neurological department of clinical hospital named after M.I. Kalinin. In 1970-1977 — Regional neurologist. 1976-1981 — Assistant, Associate Professor, Department of Nervous Diseases of Donetsk Medical Institute. In 1985 he defended his doctoral dissertation on "Neurological manifestations of allergy — clinical, immunological and allergological studies" in two specialties: neurological disease; immunology and allergology. Scientific advisors in the doctoral dissertation were: prof. B.S. Agte — neurologist (Donetsk), academician-immunologist R.V. Petrov (Moscow), academician allergist A.D. Ado (Moscow).

In 1986 he received the title of professor, and for the first time in Ukraine this year organized the department of Pediatric Neurology and Reflexology of the Faculty of Postgradute Studies of Donetsk Medical Institute. In 1988, with the scientific permit from the Ministry of Health of the USSR in the group of 5 young professor of immunology has internship in neurology in France (Salpetriere hospital, clinics of M. Charcot) and visits the Institute of Immunology named after Louis Pasteur (the lab where Mechnikov worked).

At the organized department (for the first time in the USSR) course of pediatric acupuncture successfully functioned for 15 years. Because of the internal institute reform the Department initially referred to as "Pediatric Neurology and Clinical Neuroimmunology" (1994-1999), and since 2000 — Department of Pediatric Neurology and general Neurology of the Faculty of post-graduate education. In 1988, on the basis of the regional children's home "Maliutka", S.K. Yevtushenko organized center for the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy and immune deficiency. In 1994, he was the first in Ukraine to create an independent State Regional Children's Clinical Center of neurorehabilitation, which later became the basis of the department.

During the existence of the department prof. S.K. Yevtushenko was able to organize four clinical sites: the clinic angioneurology of the Institute of Acute Surgery named after V.K. Husak of NAMS of Ukraine, Regional Children's Clinical Hospital, Regional Children's Clinical Center of neurorehabilitation, Regional Clinical Railway hospital. At the same time at clinical sites heads of the departments are members of the department (Associate Professor V.A. Simonyan — Institute of Acute Surgery, Associate Professor I.S. Lutsky — Regional Railway Hospital). The organization of new clinical sites made it possible to intensify the teaching process, to acquaint students with various neurological diseases. In 2005, due to the growth of various forms of epilepsy, especially the drug-resistant forms, on the initiative of Professor S.K. Yevtushenko regional children's stationary antiepileptic centeris created on the basis of the Regional Children's hospital, and it is possible to identify the family devastating forms of epilepsy, which allows subsequently to diagnose and treat children not only in Donetsk, but also from many regions of Ukraine. In 2010, with the active participation of Prof. S.K. Yevtushenko center demyelinating degenerative and autoimmune diseases of the nervous system in children is organized on the basis of the regional children's hospital.

Over the years, Professor. S.K.Yevtushenko was awarded many certificates of the institute, city, regional and national level. S.K. Yevtushenko — holder of Excellence of Health of the USSR (1974), the Excellent Educator of Ukraine (2008). In 1996, S.K. Yevtushenko was awarded the title of Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine. In 2001 Prof. S.K. Yevtushenko (in collaboration with well-known Ukrainian scientists) became the winner of the State Prize of Ukraine. In 2001 he was awarded the Order "For merits (III degree). In 1996 Prof. SK Yevtushenko was elected Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine and awarded its academic awards: the Medal of Yaroslav the Wise (2001) and the Order of St. Vladimir (2004). Honorary citizen of Sniezhnoie (2002).

Professor S.K. Yevtushenko is the author of 750 scientific papers, 16 monographs, 12 patents, 19 methodical recommendations under the heading of Health of Ukraine. In 2005 Prof. S.K. Yevtushenko organized edition of the "International Neurological Journal" and is its editor in chief. The magazine has a mark Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine and included to the European citation index. Prof. S.K. Yevtushenko is a member of many international neurological societies and organizations, numerous times represented Ukrainian science abroad. S.K. Yevtushenko with students organized 2 international congresses, 7 international symposia, 14 conferences which were held on Donetsk.

At various times, had internships in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vilnius, Minsk and other cities. He participated in many international congresses and symposia. Familiar with neurological services in the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy. Studied neuropaediatrics in Canada, Hungary, France and England. During his stay in neurological Mayo Clinic (USA) made a presentation about the features of immune rehabilitation of children with organic diseases of the nervous system. In 2010, by the decision of the Academic Council of the University of Cambridge professor S.K. Yevtushenko was included in the list of 100 best neuropaediatrics of the world.

S. D. Maksimenko

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Psychology, Professor, Academician Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Academician of National Academy of Psychological Sciences of Ukraine (Institute of Psychology named after G.S. Kostyuk, Ukraine)

Born on December 15, 1941, village Zapruddya Rokitnyansky district, Kyiv region) — Ukrainian psychologist, Doctor of Psychology (1991), Professor (1992), Academician of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. He is considered the founder of Ukrainian scientific school of genetic psychology. Academician-secretary of the department of psychology, age physiology and defectology of Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, served as Director of the Institute of Psychology named after G.S. Kostyuk, dean of medical and psychological faculty of O.O.Bogomolets National Medical University.

Full member of the International Council of Psychologists (USA), a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Education (RAE), a full member of the European Academy of Natural Sciences (Federal Republic of Germany, Hannover), chairman of the Society of Psychologists of Ukraine, Honorary President of the Ukrainian Association of doctors-psychologists, chairman of the expert council of Ukraine attestation board in psychological science, a member of the scientific and methodological council of the main department of civil service of Ukraine, the state Department of Ukraine for execution of punishments, the state border service of Ukraine, Ministry of health, the national expert commission of Ukraine on protection of public morals, a member of the expert council on humanitarian and social sciences at the state accreditation commission of Ukraine.

He graduated from the Faculty of Education of M.Gorky Kyiv State Pedagogical Institute. Since 1965, he worked as a teacher, he was deputy director of the Darnytsa orphanage. In 1970 he began teaching at the Department of Psychology of Kyiv Pedagogical Institute. In 1975 he was appointed Deputy Director of the Research Institute of Psychology named after G.S. Kostiuk of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine.

Since 1985 — Head of the Laboratory of Psychology of learning of Psychology Research Institute of the USSR. Since 1993 — Head of the Department of General and Medical Psychology of O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University, at the same time since 1997 — Director of the Institute of Psychology named after G.S. Kostyuk, and since 2000 — dean of Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University.

On the basis of the cycle of theoretical and experimental studies, and genetic-modeling method, under the guidance of S.D. Maksimenko there was created Ukrainian scientific school of genetic psychology. As a member of the International Council of Psychologists, S.D. Maksimenko is the coordinator of research on the development and use of experimental methods in the field of training and personal development.

Developed by S.D. Maksimenko elaborate molding and diagnostic methods are included in the European Bank for research procedures with longitudinal studies at Max Planck Institute (Munich).

The editor in chief of the collection of scientific works "Issues of Modern Psychology", journal "Practical psychology and social work", "Scientific notes of G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology"

The author of over 640 scientific papers (including 27 monographs, 20 textbooks and 32 manuals)

B. V. Mikhaylov

B.V. Mikhailov was born on June 19, 1950 in a family of doctors. He graduated with honors from the Medical Faculty of the Kursk State Medical Institute in 1974. Since 1974, for 20 years he worked at the Ukrainian Institute of Clinical and Experimental Neurology and Psychiatry named after V.P. Protopopov (Kharkiv). From 1995 to 2000 he worked as vice-rector for scientific work of the Kharkov Institute of Advanced Medicine. Since 1999 till present is the head of the department of psychotherapy of Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. In 1982 he defended his thesis, in 1994 — a doctoral thesis.

B. V. Mikhailov made a significant contribution to the development of a wide range of issues of psychotherapy, psychiatry, neuroscience, medical psychology. He developed clinical therapy of somatoform disorders, created a psychotherapy system for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, studied the neurobiological mechanisms of realization of psychotherapy, developed pharmacotherapy problems, investigated the clinical and pathophysiological mechanisms and treatment of sleep disorders, developed basis of psychotherapy in sports, bioinformatics concept of pathogenesis of mental disorders; created the concept of medical education psychologists. For scientific work he was awarded the Prize namedafter V.P. Protopopov of scientific and practical society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists of Ukraine.

Working more than 10 years as a leading specialist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the field of "psychotherapy" and "medical psychology", Boris Mikhailov made a great contribution to the organization of psychotherapeutic network in Ukraine, the publication of industry orders, introduction of new specialty — medical psychology.

Edited by B. Mikhailov the first in Ukraine textbook on psychotherapy was published. He is the author of over 450 scientific papers in national and international scientific journals on various issues of psychiatry, psychotherapy, medical psychology, narcology, including 15 monographs and textbooks.

Professor Boris Mikhailov has experience in international relations, he has represented Ukraine abroad. In 1986-1988 he worked as the head physician of the Soviet health care institutions in Libya. In 1989-1991 was trained on the issues of alcohol and chemical dependence in the United States. Was a member of the I and II World Congress for Psychotherapy in Vienna, XII World Congress of Psychiatrists in Hamburg, XVII European Congress of Psychiatry in Munich, a member of the government delegation of Ukraine in Helsinki.

Boris Mikhailov was directly involved in the organization of I, II and III National Congress of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists in Ukraine, numerous scientific and practical conferences on issues of psychotherapy, psychiatry, medical psychology, sexology, and others. He is a member of the editorial boards of 8 professional medical publications.

B. Mikhailov contributes greatly to the training of the teaching staff. Under his leadership, there was developed the new educational and certification program in psychotherapy. Personally he prepared 4 doctors and 24 PhDs in medical sciences, is preparing a number of doctoral, PhD and master's works. Under his direct leadership over the last 10 years, around 3,000 doctors improved their skills, which generally improved the level of care in Ukraine.

He is president of the National League of psychotherapy, psychosomatic medicine and medical psychology in Ukraine, Vice-President of the Association of psychotherapists and psychoanalysts of Ukraine, member of the Presidium of the scientific and practical society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists in Ukraine, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine. Boris Mikhailov is marked with diplomas of Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, the Main Department of Health of the Kharkiv regional state administration, scientific and practical society of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists of Ukraine.

A. K. Napreenko

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor. Head of the Department of Psychiatry of O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University

In 1973 he graduated from Kiev Medical Institute, worked at the ambulance station in Kiev, held an internship in Bakhmach, worked as chief physician and therapist in a rural district hospital in Chernihiv region, and then as a psychotherapist at the Republican center of sexual pathology at Kyiv Research Institute of Urology. In 1981 he defended his thesis on the problem of borderline mental disorders in sexological patients. Since 1986 — Assistant, since 1989 — Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry of O.O. Bogomolets Kiev Medical Institute (now O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University). In 1991 he defended his doctoral thesis on "Non-psychotic mental disorders in orthopedic diseases" and became head of the department. In 1992 he was promoted to professor, in 2004 got the title of Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.

Since 1998 — the chief psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Chairman of the Board of Kyiv Regional Society of psychiatrists, medical psychologists and narcologists, a member of the Presidium of the Board of the neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists in Ukraine, a member of the Board of the International Association of emergency (extreme) psychiatry. He founded and became editor in chief of "Psychiatry and Neurology" scientific journal (2006), a member of the editorial boards of several other professional journals. Member of the expert council of Higher Attastation Commission of Ukraine (1999-2002). Co-chairman of the expert committee of the State Pharmaceutical Center of Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Develops the traditional theoretical and scientific-practical problems of psychiatry relating to the basic forms of mental disorders. He is the founder and co-founder of scientific fields as psychosomatic medicine and ecological psychiatry. Actively researches the issues of emergency (extreme) psychiatry, personality-oriented psychotherapy and psycho-diagnostics, organization of mental health services, and others. He has made a significant contribution to the preparation of the first Law of Ukraine "On psychiatric care" (2000) and 30 following legal documents. Author of over 240 scientific papers, including 17 monographs, academic and clinical guidelines, reference books, including the book "Psychic self-control" (A.K. Napreenko, K. Petrov, 1995), "Environmental psychiatry" (A.K. Napreenko, K.N. Loganovsky, 1997), the first fundamental Ukrainian textbook "Psychiatry" (edited by Prof. A.K. Napreenko, 2001).

Member of the Board of the World Association of extreme psychiatry. Member of the Presidium of the Board of the neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists of Ukraine. Chairman of the Board of Kyiv Regional Society of psychiatrists, medical psychologists and narcologists.

The author of over 210 scientific papers, 15 monographs, reference books, textbooks, teaching and clinical practice guidelines and 5 training programs. Prepared for publication and have to be published in 2006: the textbook "Psychiatry" for students of dental faculties and a guide for physicians "Drug Addiction". He is the supervisor (consultant) in 3 doctoral and 13 PhD theses defended.

He was awarded the Order of St. Agapit Pechersky, diplomas of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Kyiv mayor and other marks of distinction of the various government departments.

I. Y. Pinchuk

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine (Ukrainian Research Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ukraine)

After graduation in 1991 from M.Gorky Donetsk State Medical Institute and internship in "Psychiatry", according to the direction worked as a psychiatrist in Donetsk regional clinical psychiatric hospital for 11 years.

Since 1998 Member of the Association of Psychiatrists of Ukraine. During the last 5 years — a member of the Board of the Ukrainian Association of psychiatrists. From 2011 to October 2012 led the Donetsk center of the Association of Psychiatrists of Ukraine. During the 1999-2010 trained in medical institutions of France, Britain, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Belarus and Russia. In 2002 he participated in the WHO epidemiological study "Mental Health in the world 2000". From 2003 to 2008 — deputy chief physician of the city psycho-neurological clinic in Donetsk on organizational and methodological and advisory work. From 2003 to October 2012 — Chief Freelance psychiatrist of Donetsk Regional State Administration.

In 2003 she defended her thesis "Rehabilitation system of patients with dementia in Alzheimer's disease in the inpatient and outpatient conditions", specialization 14.01.16 — psychiatry.

From 2005 to 2009 — main freelance psychiatrist of Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Since 2007 — coauthor of research papers of "Institute of Gerontology named after D.F. Chebotarev of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine".

Since April 2008 to October 2012 — the head physician of City Psychoneurological Hospital 2 of Donetsk.

Since 2008 on the hourly wage conditions worked as assistant professor of the State educational and methodical geriatric center National Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shulika, and since 2012 — works as a professor.

Pinchuk I.Ya. was a curator in the Donetsk region of the pilot project within the framework of the Programme of Action between the Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Health of the Federal Republic of Germany, to deepen cooperation in the field of the treatment of mental and neurological disorders (signed on November 21, 2008).

In 2011, she defended her doctoral thesis on "Medical and social support of the system of assisting the elderly population with mental health disorders," 14.02.03 — social medicine.

Since November 2, 2012 — Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Toxicology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Since December 10, 2012 — Chief Freelance psychiatrist of Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Author of about 70 scientific works, including monographs, scientific and educational-methodical manuals.

She was awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in 2005. She was awarded the Diploma of the Ukrainian Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the State Institution "Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology, AMS of Ukraine." Medal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "Modern flagships of Health (2012)", the star of "Patriot of Ukraine" of Presidential Administration and Diploma "For shown patriotism and impeccable service of Ukraine" in 2013.

S. I. Shkrobot

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine (Ternopil State Medical University named after I. Gorbachovsky, Ukraine)

The head of the department, a neuropathologist of the highest category, the chairman of the regional society of neurologists, holder of habilitation degree in Medicine, professor.

Education: graduated with honors from the medical faculty of the Ternopil State Medical Institute in 1978. In 1980 she defended PhD thesis, in 2002 — a doctoral thesis, and in 2003 received the title of professor.

Scientific activity: the head of the research department of the department "Clinical and diagnostic features of the course of neurological diseases in patients with secondary osteoporosis" (2010-2012) and "Clinico-pathogenetic features of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system, the development of new methods of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation."

Member of the American Association of Neurologists (AAN) and the European Association of neurologists (EAN).

Member of the specialized Academic Council at National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shulik (2006-2013)

Under the guidance of prof. S.I. Shkrobot there were defended 8 PhD dissertations, 2 doctoral and 4 master's theses are carried out.

The main directions of scientific activity: the study of pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases of the nervous system, multiple sclerosis, neurological manifestations of osteochondrosis. The team of the department began to study the state of bone tissue in patients with lumbar pain in osteochondrosis of the spine, with multiple sclerosis, with discirculatory encephalopathy in the liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, with the consequences of a stroke, alcoholic encephalomyelian polyneuropathy. Pathogenetic connections of bone tissue damage were studied and analyzed in some pathologies of the nervous system.

The author of more than 320 works, including 2 textbooks, co-author of 4 monographs, 2 methodical recommendations, 6 patents, 2 information letters.

I. K. Sosin

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Honored inventor of Ukraine (Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine)

Born on May 19, 1938 in the village of Oktyabrske, Krasnograd district, Kharkiv region.

Ivan Kuzmich got higher medical education in Kharkiv Medical Institute (1958-1964). All his professional and creative activity is connected with neuroscience: psychiatry, narcology, medical psychology, psychotherapy. In 1981 he founded and still heads the country's first chair of Narcology of Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Professor I.K. Sosin is the founder of Ukrainian school of narcology. Due to its immediate organizational, scientific and educational activities there were laid the foundations of post-graduate training for narcologists.

Ivan Sosin defended his doctoral thesis in 1988 on "Drug-free treatments in Narcology", establishing a new scientific direction. Author of over 800 scientific publications, including 17 monographs, 95 copyright certificates on inventions, utility models, patents. Prepared 30 doctors, PhDs, masters of medical and psychological sciences. A member of the dissertation council for doctoral theses at the Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine. Ivan Kuzmich is a member of editorial boards and councils of ten reputable scientific journals. He takes part in international congresses and symposia, adequately representing the Ukrainian science. He has many years of management experience in the health care organization and the system of higher education. For years I.K. Sosin served as chief physician of the Kharkiv Regional Psychiatric Hospital, the chief physician of the Kharkiv City Clinical Psychiatric Hospital, the head of the scientific and organizational department of Neurology Institute of Psychiatry and Narcology of AMS of Ukraine, head of the regional-level health care, vice-rector on educational work of the Ukrainian Institute of advanced medical training.

Ivan Kuzmich has twice been the winner of the Scientific Prize named after Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR V.P. Protopopov, for scientific achievement was awarded a silver medal of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements of the USSR, a medal "For Valiant Labor", numerous diplomas, thanks to the regional and national levels. I.K. Sosin's biography has been presented in the publication "Outstanding students of the Kharkov Higher Medical School" in 2010 according to the rating expert assessment.

S. I. Tabachnikov

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences of Higher Education (Ukrainian Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ukraine)

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, President of the Association of Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts of Ukraine, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Vice President and Chief Scientific Secretary of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences of Higher Education.

Was born on May 1, 1940 in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur in Khabarovsk Territory. After graduating from Secondary School No. 2, Kurakhovo in the Donetsk region studied at Kislovodsk Medical School, then at the Medical Faculty of Donetsk Medical Institute. Since 1961 — military medical assistant; 1963 — 1970 — student of medical institute, underground paramedic of mine Ganzivska — 2. After graduating from M.Gorky Donetsk Medical Institute on March 1, 1970 was appointed to the post of psycho-neurologist, Murmansk regional executive committee, city Apatity.

Since September 6, 1971 worked as a laboratory assistant of the Department of Psychiatry, DonDMI, and since October, 15, 1973 — assistant of the same department (head — Prof. Ye.A. Shcherbina). Since October 9, 1973 — PhD in Medicine.

On July, 20, 1984 S.I. Tabachnikov was awarded a habilitation degree in medicine, and in 1986 he received the academic title of professor at the department of psychiatry of DonDMU. Since January, 1, 1986 — founder of the Department of Psychotherapy and Psychiatry of DonDMU, and since June, 28, 1986 — Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Narcology with the course of Sexology of DonDMI. From 1978 to 1986. — First vice-rector for medical work of DonDMI. From 1989 to 1991. — President of medical and medical and technical cooperatives of the USSR. Since 1992 till present — President of the Association of Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts of Ukraine.

Prof. Tabachnikov S.I. organized in 1991 the Donetsk Psychoanalytical Circle together with the school Paris 8 (France) and trained experts in psychoanalysis.

Professor Tabachnikov's scientific works made a significant contribution to the development of psycho-hygiene, psycho-prevention and psychotherapy in modern industrial production. Repeatedly participated in international exhibitions "Coal-83" (Donetsk) and "Coal-85" (Czechoslovakia), as well as Exhibition of Achievements of People's Economy USSR on the introduction of psychohygiene and psycho-prevention in coal, shipbuilding, metallurgical, chemical, nuclear industry, for that he was awarded one gold (1986), two silver medals (1988, 1991) and diplomas of these exhibitions. Among the awards of prof. Tabachnikov S.I. the following should be noted: the "Winner of Socialist Competitions" award (1974), the marks of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine — the breastplate "Peter Mogila" (2005) and "The Honors of Education of Ukraine" (2007), the honors of the presentation Almanac "Business image of Ukraine" (2005; 2013); honorary badge of Prince Vladimir — Golden Cross with a bow for a significant contribution to the revival of spirituality and patriotism of the upbringing of the youth of independent Ukraine (2007), the Order for Cooperation with Internal Troops of Ukraine (2004), the Medal of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (2004) , The medal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "For the protection of the health of the nation" (2012) and the star "Patriot of Ukraine" (2013), the anniversary commemorative sign "80 years of the National Academy of Internal Affairs" (2012), the Verkhovna Rada medal "Flagships of Education and Science of Ukraine" (2013), the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Medal "Flags of Modern Medicine" (2014), the Medal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "The Medical Elite of Ukraine" (2014), letters of thanks of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "For a Significant Personal Contribution to the Establishment and Development of the Healthcare System of Ukraine" (2014) ).

Professor Tabachnikov S.I. took an active part in the elimination of the consequences of the accident directly at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant as the head of the medical team of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (from October, 4, 1986 to October, 20, 1987), and from January, 1, 1988 to June, 30, 1988 was the head of the rehabilitation and recreation center for workers at the PO "Combine" (Chernobyl) and VO "Spetsatom" (Pripyat). He was awarded two medals of the President of Ukraine (Zhukov (1998) and the Defender of the Fatherland (1999)) for active participation in the liquidation of the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, diplomas and thanks of the Civil Defense Headquarters of the USSR, two thanks to the USSR Government Commission, the Badge of Honor " (2001), the Honorary Distinction of Honor on the 15th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy, the gratitude of the USSR Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Defense of the USSR, the Honorary Award from "For Humanism" (1996), and the Hero of Chernobyl Order (2012) by the decision of the Council Center "Chernobyl Union of Ukraine" .

From December, 20, 1999 to October, 15, 2012 — Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (UNMI SSPN), which is the main in Ukraine on the problems of social and forensic psychiatry. From October, 15, 2012 — elected by competition as Head of the Department of Social and Clinical Narcology of the UNMI SSPN of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Since 2012 to the present time he is deputy chairman of the specialized Scientific Council of the Institute on specialty 14.01.16 — psychiatry and a member of the Scientific Approbation Council, a member of the Problem Commission on the specialty "Narcology".

Professor S.I. Tabachnikov is the editor-in-chief of the International Psychiatric, Psychoanalytic and Psychotherapeutic Journal of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, as well as a member of the editorial board of the journals "Bulletin of Mental Health", "Bulletin of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine", "Journal of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology" and others. He participates in many international and world congresses on psychiatry, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and narcology (France, Austria, Germany, Poland, Canada, Greece, Spain).

Under his leadership, 12 doctoral and 16 candidate dissertations were defended. He is the author of six monographs. He has more than 500 scientific papers, co-author of 4 textbooks. In 2002 he was elected academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine. Since January 2004 — the founder and academician-secretary of the department on mental health problems of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and since 2005 to the present time he is the chief scientific secretary of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Among the marks of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine — the medals of "St. Vladimir", "O.O. Bogomolets", "Yaroslav the Wise", "Ivan Pulyuy", etc.

L. N. Yuryeva

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences of Higher Education (Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy, Ukraine).

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, head of the department, doctor of the highest category. PhD thesis: Differential diagnosis of psychopathies and accentuations of character in persons of draft age. Moscow, 1987 (scientific supervisor — Doctor of Medical Sciences, Prof. V.P. Blokhin). Doctoral thesis: Forced treatment of patients with schizophrenia who committed socially dangerous deeds. Moscow, 1992.

V. V. Ponomaryova
(executive editor)

PhD (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

Valeriya Valeriivna Ponomaryova, born in 1985, PhD, associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology, Neurology and Medical Psychology of Medical Faculty of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

In 2008 graduated from Kharkiv National Medical University with a first-class honours Specialists degree in Medical care and philological faculty of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University with a first-class honours Masters degree in Russian language and literature.

In 2008-2010 V.V.Ponomaryova took internship course and master course on the speciality psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Medical Psychology of Kharkiv National Medical University on the basis of Kharkiv Regional Clinical Psychiatric Hospital 3. In 2010 she received master degree on medicine.

In 2010-2012 she worked as a psychiatrist in the 11th department of crisis and borderline states of KRCPH 3. V.V.Ponomaryova has specializations on psychiatry and psychotherapy.

V.V.Ponomaryova is the author of more than 30 published scientific works, 2 certificates of authorship and 1 patent of Ukraine for utility model.

In 2013 V.V.Ponomaryova passed PhD defense on Social phobia complicated by psychoactive substances consumption in adolescents on the speciality 14.01.16 psychiatry.

Areas of professional activity: psychotherapy, psychiatry, narcology and medical psychology.

ADVISORY EDITORIAL BOARD

N. A. Bokhan

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Corresponding Member of RAS, Professor

Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Director of the Research Institute of Mental Health of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Addictive Conditions, Professor of the Department of Psychotherapy and Psychological Counseling of Tomsk State University, and Chief Extraordinary Narcologist of Tomsk.

Deputy Chairman of the Problem Commission PK55.12 "Major mental illness and narcology"; Deputy Chairman of Dissertational Council D 001.030.01 at the Research Institute of PSR SB RAMS on specialties 14.00.18 — psychiatry and 14.00.45 — narcology.

Member of the Problem Commission 40.01 "Clinical issues of narcology" of the Scientific Council 40 "Narcology" of the RAMS (2003). Member of the Presidium of the Board of the Russian Society of Psychiatrists (ROP) (member of the permanent commission for working with young specialists of the RRP (2005).) Member of the Presidium of the Board of the National Narcological Society (NGO) and Chairman of the Expert Commission on Ethno-Narcology of the NGO Board (2007). Member of the Expert Council of the Federal Service Supervision in the field of health and social development on the issue of psychiatric care (2006).

Vice-President of the International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethno-Psychotherapists (affiliated member of WPA); Member of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), as well as the Association of European Psychiatrists, World Association of Cultural Psychiatry.

Regional editor of the journals International Journal of Addiction Research, "Mental Health" (Moscow), Deputy Ch. Editor of the "Siberian Herald of Psychiatry and Narcology" (Tomsk), a member of the editorial boards of the journals "Narcology" (Moscow), "The Issues of Narcology" (Moscow), "The Survey of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology named after V.M. Bekhterev" (St. Petersburg),"Psychotherapy" (Moscow),"Siberian Psychological Journal" (Tomsk), "Psychiatry, psychotherapy, narcology" (Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan), "Issues of narcology of Kazakhstan", "Territory of intelligence" (Tomsk) and others.

Has more than 400 scientific works (42 in the foreign press), including 22 monographs, 12 methodical directions and 10 patents for invention. He prepared 9 doctors and 36 PhDs in Medicine.

V. Chabrat

PhD (Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Poland)

Since 1991 head of Department of Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment of Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, (Poland). Main duties: research, supervision of treatment, postgraduate training, presentation of reserch results on national and international conferences, opinioning of legal acts and reports concerning substance use problems.

Author or co-author of many expertises for many Polish governmental institution in a field of policy against alcohol and/or substance use, abuse; treatment of alcohol and/or substance use disorders.

Invited expert of WHO Europe and Council of Europe making reports on substitution therapy in CEE and in Poland.

National counterpart for WHO Europe in substance use prevention (formerly) and in mental health (actually). Completing WHO Atlas on mental health policy in Poland.

Correspondent of many institutions collecting data on substitution therapy in Poland that are basis for yearly reports on guantity and quality of OST in Europe.

Since 1980 involved in everyyear Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology research projects in psychiatry, and since 1991 as a head of projects in substance use disorders. Last years topics of projects concern many aspects of substitution therapy. Two last projects concerns: the use of legal highs among substitution program patients and manganese encephalopathy in intravenous users of ephedrone made with potassium permanganate as reagent.

Main international research project was: WHO Collaborative Study on Substitution Treatment of Opioide Dependence and HIV/AIDS with publication: Lawrinson P, Ali R, Buavirat A, Chiamwongpaet S, Dvoryak S, Habrat B, Jie S, Mardiati R, Kokri A, Moskalewicz J, Newcombe D, Poznyak V, Subata E, Uchtenhagen A, Utami D.S, Shao C: Key findings from WHO Collaborative Study on Substitution Therapy of Opioid Dependence and HIV/AIDS. Addiction, 2008, 103, 1484-1492

Other international project with Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany on alcohol intervention in trauma patients was finished with publication: Neuner B, Dizner-Golab A, Gentinello L.M, Habrat B, Mayzner-Zawadzka E, Gorecki A, Weiss-Gerlach E, Neumann T, Schlattmann P, Spies CD: Trauma patients desire for autonomy in medical decision making is impaired by smoking and hazardous alcohol consumption a bi-national study. Journal of International Medical Research, 2007, 35: 609-614

I was involved as an one of main providers in 10-year Fogarty grant realisation concerning training in methodology of research for young reserchers from Poland (5 years) and from Bulgaria, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia.

Last international activity is participation in INSIGHT project (International Survey Informing Greater Insights in Opioid Dependence Treatment with the final publication submitted and accepted to publishing: Abagiu AO, Cavar Z, Dannon P, George P, Habrat B, Mahomedy Z, Popov P, Sarasvita R, Utami DS, Kastelic A: Outcomes from the International Survey Informing Greater Insights in Opioid Dependence treatment (INSIGHT) project.

Member of European Society for Biological Research in Alcoholism (since 1991), Member of Polish Society of Psychiatrists (PTP) since 1976, president of Section for Alcoholism of Section for Alcohol and Substance Use or Section for Psychoactive Substances since 1994, President Elect (2010-13), President of Polish Society for Research in Addiction (2013-current), Member of Polish Society for Substitution Therapy MAR (Medical Assisted Recovery) since 2013.

T. V. Chernobrovkina

MD, Professor (Institute for Advanced Studies of Health Ministry, Russian State Medical University, Russia)

V. V. Chugunov

MD, Professor (Zaporozhye State Medical University, Ukraine)

M. Dabkowski

MD, PhD (University of Nicolaus Copernicus, Poland)

Specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry, working on the diagnosis and treatment of emotional disorders, anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders and ADHD, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, eating disorders, problems associated with the developmental disorder — autism, bad habits and problems with personality disorders.

Since 1978 he has been constantly engaged in helping people with mental disorders.

He is the founder and president of the Pinocchio Foundation for Children and Young People with Mental Disorders.

Since 2010, he has been appointed a member of the Council for Mental Health under the Council of Ministers.

He is a member of the Accreditation Panel of the Ministry of Health.

He is a representative of the Polish section of child and adolescent psychiatry of the European Union of Medical Specialists in Brussels (the Polish representative of the Section on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the European Union of EU Medical Specialists in Brussels).

He is a member of the Scientific Council of the European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (member of the Scientific Council of the European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry).

For two terms was the Chairman, and then for the next three terms — the deputy chairman of the Scientific Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the Polish Society of Psychiatry.

He was secretary of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the European Society of Psychiatry (Secretary of the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the European Association of Psychiatrists).

In the past — a regional consultant on child and adolescent psychiatry.

He was a research fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Messina (Italy) Hospital and Maudsley Clinic of the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London (Great Britain).

He is a member of many scientific societies — the Polish society of psychiatry; Polish Society of Forensic Psychiatry; The Wielkopolska Association for Systemic Therapy; The European Psychiatric Association (EPA); European College of Neuropsychiatry (ECNP); European Association for Judicial Children and Adolescent Psychiatry (EFCAP).

Author of more than 60 publications, specializing in Polish and foreign literature, more than 90 reports and talks. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Psychiatry, Neurology and Medical Psychology, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Teacher of general psychiatry, as well as child and adolescent psychiatry for dozens of medical students; the head of specialization in these areas for more than thirty doctors.

R. A. Evstegneev

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor (Belarusian Psychiatric Association, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Belarus)

He graduated from the medical faculty of Minsk Medical Institute in 1974. He worked as a psychiatrist in the Brest Regional Psychiatric Hospital "Krivoshin" from 1974 to 1979, head of the department of the Republican Clinical Psychiatric Hospital, Minsk from 1979 to 1980. From 1980 to 1995 — Assistant, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Psychiatry of Minsk Medical Institute. Since 1995 — head of the department of psychiatry and narcology BelMAPO. He defended his PhD dissertation in 1980, and his doctoral dissertation in 1991. He was awarded the academic title of professor in 1996.

Author and co-author of 1 invention in the field of the treatment of mental disorders, more than 100 articles (more than 20 of them are published abroad). He is the author of the books "Practical manual for students in psychiatry" (co-authored, 1988), "Psychiatry for General Practitioner" (2001), "Psychiatry for Everyone" (2006), "Psychiatry in General Medical Practice" (2010).

Coordinator of a number of international projects in the field of practical psychiatry and narcology — "Alcohol and trauma" (WHO), "Psychiatry of the elderly" (England-Belarus),"A new approach to training physicians in the field of addictions" (Belarus-the Netherlands-WHO), "Lexics of psychiatry of the World Health Organization" (RF-Ukraine-Belarus).

The initiator of the creation and development of the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On psychiatric care and guarantees of the rights of citizens in its provision" (in effect since 1999).

Head of the team of authors on the creation of the first in the Republic of Belarus "Protocols for the diagnosis and treatment of mental and behavioral disorders in the system of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus" (2005).

With his supervision 15 PhD dissertations were completed and defended.

Sphere of scientific and practical interests: treatment of psychosis, depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in general medical practice, legislative regulation of psychiatric care.

In 1993-2009 — Chairman of the Board of the Belarusian Psychiatric Association. From 1999 to 2006 — Member of the Board of the European Association of Psychiatrists.

Editor-in-chief of the journal "Psychiatry, psychotherapy and clinical psychology" (Belarus-CIS), member of the editorial boards of the journals "Review of modern psychiatry" (CIS countries) and "Medical panorama".

Honorary Professor of the International University of Vienna, Austria.

Psychiatrist-consultant of the International Association of Medical Care for Travelers, (IAMAT), Canada.

A. O. Filts

MD, Professor (D. Galitsky National Medical University, Ukraine)

M. Fritzsche

PhD (Practice of Internal Medicine, Switzerland)

S. F. Gluzman

Psychiatrist, former political prisoner, dissident, public figure. Executive Secretary of the Association of Psychiatrists of Ukraine.

Director of the Ukrainian-American Bureau of Human Rights and the International Medical Rehabilitation Center for Victims of War and Totalitarian Regimes (MRC). Member of the American Society of Psychiatrists, Royal College of Psychiatrists of Great Britain, Society of Psychiatrists and Neurologists of Germany. Co-chairman of the "Babii Yar" Committee. He is the author of numerous interviews, scientific publications on human rights issues, ethics and law in psychiatry, social psychiatry. One of the authors of the Law of Ukraine "On Psychiatric Care" and other legislative documents.

Was born on September 10, 1946 in Kiev, Ukraine. In 1970 he graduated from the Kiev Medical Institute as a psychiatrist.

In 1970 he worked in Zhytomyr psychiatric hospital, specialty — psychiatrist. 1971 — Korosten, Zhytomyr region, psychiatrist. 1972 — Emergency Hospital, Kiev, psychiatrist.

1972-1982. In May, Committee for State Security arrested him for "anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda." The court, which was held in 1972, accused him of distributing "samizdat" and "tamizdat", "false information about violations of human rights in the USSR", including abuse of psychiatry for political purposes. The main reason for the arrest was "Correspondence examination in the case of General P.G. Grigorenko," in which Grigorenko was recognized as mentally healthy (contrary to the official view that he was mentally ill).

On the verdict of the court Semyon Gluzman received 7 years of strict security camps and 3 years of exile. During his stay in the camp he continued to engage in scientific and journalistic activities. In particular, in co-authorship with Vladimir Bukovsky, he wrote "A Handbook on Psychiatry for Dissidents". Then, in absentia, was elected a member of the international pen-club. Poems and prose by Gluzman were published in Russian, Ukrainian, English and French.

1979 — honorary member of the American Psychiatric Association. 1980 — a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists of Great Britain. 1981 — member of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. 1990 — Member of the German Society of Psychiatrists and Neurologists. 1992 — patron of the International Foundation "Geneva Initiative in Psychiatry". From 1994 to 2003 — a member of the World Council of Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture. 1998 — Member of the Control Committee on Abuse of Psychiatry.

1977 — with the name of Semyon Gluzman was officially named the psychiatric hospital in Saint-Denis, France. 1998 — laureate of the European Union Prize — USA "For the Development of Democracy and Civil Society". 1999 — laureate of the national program "Person of the Year" in the nomination "Human Rights Defender of the Year". 2001 — laureate of the American Psychiatric Association Award "Protection of Human Rights" — for outstanding contribution to the organization for the protection of human rights and mental health in the world. 2002 — thanks from the Security Service of Ukraine for a significant personal contribution to the establishment and strengthening of Ukraine's national security. The motive is assistance in the publication of the journal "From the archives of VCHK-GPU-NKVD-KGB". 2008 — Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry, presented at the XIV Congress of the World Psychiatric Association in Prague for "exceptional courage and devotion to the ideals of humanism, for refusing to use psychiatry against political dissidents, and for disseminating ethical principles in the reform of the psychiatric service in Ukraine".

I. A. Grigorova

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Academician of UAS (Kharkiv National Medical University, Ukraine)

Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Honored Professor of KhNMU, Academician of UAS, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor.

In 2014, 2015, 2016 national textbooks "Neurology" were published under the editorship of Professor I.A. Grigorova in the state and Russian languages.

Since 2002 she heads the Department of Neurology of Kharkiv Medical University. She is the author and co-author of 651 scientific works. I.A. Grigorova continued the glorious tradition of preparing a scientific school of specialists. So far she has prepared 2 doctors, 16 PhDs, 7 masters in Medicine. Now 4 more PhD theses, two doctoral dissertations are being carried out. I.A. Grigorova developed fundamentally new pathogenetically grounded approaches to diagnosis, prevention and treatment of patients with ischemic stroke. Her scientific achievements are devoted to the study of various aspects of neurology — stroke, epilepsy, craniocerebral trauma, as well as chronic cerebrovascular disorders, toxic-dysmetabolic encephalopathy, neuroendocrinology, multiple sclerosis.

3. Professor Helen Herrman

MD (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Director of Research, Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Professor of Psychiatry, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health Melbourne

President Elect, World Psychiatric Association

O. F. Ivanova

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Psychology (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

1966-1971 — A.M. Gorky Kharkiv State University. 1972-1975 — postgraduate studies at the Department of Psychology of Kharkiv State University.

PhD dissertation on "The relationship between types of thinking and ways of remembering", 19.00.01 — general psychology, history of psychology, scientific supervisor — G.K. Sereda. Defended at the Research Institute of General and Pedagogical Psychology (Moscow), December 1976.

Doctoral dissertation: "Psychological patterns of the relationship of thinking and memory," 19.00.01 — general psychology, history of psychology. Defended at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, October 1992.

Teaching: history of psychology, general psychology, introduction to psychology, projective methods of personality research. Now teaches gender psychology, the history of Kharkiv Psychological School.

Scientific interests: psychology of memory, history of psychology, gender psychology.

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V. N. Krasnov

Russian psychiatrist, organizer of public health and medical science, professor, holder of habilitation degree in Medicine, director of the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry.

V.N. Krasnov is one of the founders of the ecological trend in psychiatry, he is the author of well-known works in the field of methodology of psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, psychopathology, affective pathology, psychosomatics, psychiatry of catastrophes and emergency situations. He develops new scientific and practical models of helping people with mental disorders on the basis of the interaction of psychiatrists and other professionals in the general medical network. Under the supervision of V.N. Krasnov, prominent figures of Russian science defended their theses: A.B. Kholmogorova, Yu. P. Boiko, etc. In total, 9 doctors of medical and psychological sciences, 19 PhDs were prepared. Professor V.N. Krasnov is chairman of the Dissertation Council D 208.044.01 on the defense of doctoral and PhD dissertations on specialty 14.01.06 — psychiatry (medical sciences).

Author of more than 400 scientific publications, including author and co-author of three monographs, four collective monographs, seven manuals, co-author of six foreign collective monographs, co-editor of one of them. He recommended the translation into Russian of a 2-volume manual "Clinical Psychiatry", often included now in the lists of recommended literature on psychotherapy and psychiatry.

I. V. Kryazh

Holder of Gabilitation Degree in Psychology (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

PhD thesis: "Specificities of representation in the ordinary consciousness of human-nature relations" (1995, Scientific Supervisor, D.Sc., Prof. O.K. Dusavitsky)

Doctoral dissertation: "Psychology of the semantic regulation of environmentally relevant behavior" (2013)

Education:

1981-1983 — Psychological Faculty of Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University.

1983- 1986 — Department of Psychology of the A.M. Gorky Kharkiv State University (now V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University).

Teaching: "Environmental psychology", "History of psychology", "Practical psychology in marketing and advertising", "Psychology of communication."

Scientific interests:

Ecological psychology: social promotion of ecologically friendly behavior, semantic regulation of environmentally relevant behavior, system organization and dynamics of ecological representations; life environment and psychological health of the individual.

Applied psychology: psychosemantic methods in the study of social representations, marketing communications, social marketing.

N. I. Kryvokon

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Psychology (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine).

Was born in 1965. Graduated from T.G. Shevchenko Kyiv State University, 1982-1987, specialty "Physiology".

Teaches disciplines: General Psychology; Social Psychology; Socio-psychological Correction; Bases of Practical Psychology; Psychology of Social Work; Psychology in the system of social protection of the population; Crisis psychology, etc.

The theory of social work; Methods and technologies of social work; Ethics of social work; Social pedagogy; Issues of social work and social policy in Ukraine, etc.

The sphere of scientific and professional interests is social and practical psychology, the psychology of social work, crisis psychology and social work.

He is an active developer and one of the authors of the State educational standards for training specialists in social work in the framework of scientific and methodological commission for higher education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in the field of knowledge 1301 "Social Security", subcommission on direction 6.130102 "Social Work" (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of 25.11.2011 1364).

Since 2003 — member of the Ukrainian Association of Organizational Psychologists and Labor Psychologists and since 2006 — the Association of Political Psychologists of Ukraine.

Teacher of the Ukrainian side in the framework of the activities of the Agency for International Development and Cooperation of Sweden (SIDA) and the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of Ukraine, 1997 — 1998. The lecturer of the joint projects of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of Ukraine and the Ministry for International Development of Great Britain "Enhancing the potential of state bodies in providing social assistance in Lviv and Kharkiv regions", the EU technical assistance project "Supporting the development of the social assistance and services in Ukraine ", 1999 — 2001. Supervisor of programs for social development of enterprises of the machine-building and chemical industry of Ukraine "Energotransinvest", 2004-2006. Expert of the project "Development of a system for measuring the activities of social institutions". The customer of the project is the Ukrainian Fund for Social Investments (UFSI). The executor is "Institute of Local Development", 2007-2008.

V. N. Kuznetsov

PhD in Medicine, Professor, Corresponding Member of Russian Psychotherapeutic Academy (P.L. Shupik National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, MH of Ukraine, Ukraine)

Chief child psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, head of the Department of Psychiatry of Kyiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.

Since July, 1, 1939 (Sebastopol) — doctor-psychiatrist. Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine (1998), professor (2000). Graduated from Crimean Medical Institute (Simferopol, 1962). Worked as a doctor. Since 1964 — in the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Kyiv): since 1988 — head of the Department of Psychiatry. Chief children psychiatrist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (1981-2010). President of the Association of Psychiatrists of Ukraine (1992-2000). Editor-in-chief of the journal "Mental Health" (since 2003). Carries out pathophysiological research of affects of psychosis, psychic disorders associated with cerebral Residual-organ insufficiency.

Works: "Directory of children's doctor-psychiatrist and neurologist", 1985 (co-author); "Psychiatry", 1993; "Child Psychoneurology", 2001 (co-author); "Clinical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of depressive disorders in the practice of a primary care physician", 2004 (co-author); "Urgent Psychiatry" (clinics, psychodiagnostics, therapy of emergency conditions), 2010 (all of them — Kyiv).

T. A. Litovchenko

Doctor of Medicine, Professor (Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine)

Since 2006, he is head of the Department of Neurology and Pediatric Neurology of the Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. She successfully defended her doctoral thesis on "The nature of metabolic disorders and the rationale for the principles of pathogenetic therapy for epilepsy."

V. D. Mishiev

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Academician of Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine (National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P. L. Shupik, Ministry of Ukraine, Ukraine)

Mishiiev Vyacheslav Danilovich after graduation from Voroshilovgrad Medical Institute in 1983 has been working in the health system:

From 1983 to 1986 - a psychiatrist in various psychiatric institutions of Lugansk region, from 1986 to 1995 - chief physician of Komunarskiy City Psychiatric Hospital, from 1995 to 1996 - head of the organizational-methodological and scientific advisory department of the Ukrainian Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, from 1996 to 1998 - head of the dispensary of Kyiv city Mental hospital 2, from 1998 to 2002 - deputy chief physician at the medical unit of the Kyiv city clinical psychoneurological hospital number 1, from 2002 to 2007 - Professor of Pediatric, Social and Forensic Psychiatry of the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, since 2007 - head of the given department.

Since 2007 - chief physician of Kyiv City Clinical Psychoneurological Hospital No. 1.

Since 1999 to the present time - chief psychiatrist of the Main Department of Health of the Kyiv City Council.

In 1994 he defended his thesis. In 2001 he defended his doctoral dissertation. Since 2005, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine. He has about 150 scientific publications. The author of scientific works, manuals for psychiatrists and narcologists.

A member of the editorial boards of several professional national and foreign periodicals, a member of the Dissertation Council D 26.620.01, member of the Scientific Medical Council of the Ukrainian Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Toxicology, Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

He has sectoral gratitudes and letters of various levels. In August 2005, the conscientious work of V.D. Mishiiev was noted by the gratitude of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (5164). In June 2008 he was awarded the honorary title "Honored Doctor of Ukraine".

O. G. Morozova

MD, PhD (Institute for Social Aesthetics and Mental Health, Sigmund Freud University, Austria)

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Head of the Chair of Reflexotherapy, a neurologist of the highest category, a reflexotherapist, the chairman of Kharkiv Scientific and Practical Medical Society of Reflexotherapists, a member of the World Association for Pain Control, a member of the editorial board of the journals "Medicine Today and Tomorrow", "Topical Issues of Psychiatry, Neurology and Medical Psychology", "Acta Balneologica", "Neurology and Neurosurgery, Eastern Europe". Member of the Specialized Academic Council at the DU "Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine."

The author of 130 scientific works (including 6 monographs, 6 patents for invention), devoted to the specificities of vegetative dysfunctions and metabolic disorders, as well as their role in the development of cerebrovascular pathology (discirculatory encephalopathies), new approaches to the treatment of vegetative dystonia, headache, including the number of migraines, tension headache, dizziness, myofascial pain syndromes.

The sphere of scientific and practical interests is the development and introduction into practice of the system of a differentiated approach to the drug and non-drug therapy of pain syndromes in neurology.

Prof. Michael Musalek, M.D.

General Director, Anton Proksch Institute, Vienna

Head of the Institute Social Aesthetics and Mental health of the Sigmund Freud University, Vienna

Chairman, EPA Section Psychopathology

President, European Society of Aesthetics and Medicine, ESAM

Past-President, European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry, ESDAP

Secretary for Sections, European Psychiatric Association, EPA

Honorary Member of the World Psychiatric Association

Vice-Chairman, Section Clinical Psychopathology, WPA

Member, Standing Committee of Education, WPA

President, European Society on Treatment of Alcohol Dependence and Related Disorders

A. A. Naku

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor (State University of Medicine and Pharmacy named after N. Testemitanu, Moldova)

Psychiatrist - psychoanalyst, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, head of the department of psychiatry and medical psychology of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy named after N. Testemitanu, Chairman of the Moldovan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. From 1996 to 2000 he was trained in psychoanalysis under Paris Psychoanalytic Society and an internship in psychoanalytic psychosomatics at the University of Paris-7 (Sorbonne, 1997-1998). He worked as a psychotherapist in children's medical and psychological centers in Rouen, France (1996-2000). Since 2004 he is a certified psychoanalyst of the International Psychoanalytic Association, since 2012 he is a psychoanalyst. Since 2013, a titular member of the Romanian Psychoanalytic Society.

M. M. Odinak

Holder og Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Corresponding Member of RAMS, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation ("Kirov Military Medical Academy" of the RF Ministry of Defense, Russia)

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, member of the Royal Society of Neurologists of England, Chairman of the Association of Neurologists of St. Petersburg, Academician, Chief Neurologist of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Head of the Department of Nervous Diseases of S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy, Honored Doctor of Russia, Colonel of the Medical Service.

Was born in 1946 in village Borovke, Kitsmansky district of the Chernivtsi region in a peasant family. Ever since childhood, he has dreamed of aviation and military service. At the same time, while still a pupil of a village school, he showed great interest in studying medical and biological disciplines. Extreme diligence, natural intelligence, observation and self-discipline, the ability to set a great goal led to the fact that after graduating from the Kiselevsky secondary school in 1963 he entered the first year of the Chernivtsi Medical Institute. He studied perfectly and at the end of the fourth year he transferred to the medical faculty of the Saratov Medical Institute. From this time, the fate of Miroslav Mikhailovich is inextricably linked with the military service, which he began as a doctor of the aviation-technical unit. After the termination of clinical residency at the Department of Nervous Diseases of the S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy as an excellent student was appointed to the post of senior resident of the clinic of nervous diseases.

Talent, extraordinary perseverance and working capacity played an important role in scientific work: he was not afraid to take up the most difficult issues of military neurology, which ultimately determined the range of his scientific interests. Working at the department, Miroslav Mikhailovich has consistently passed the path from a teacher and a senior teacher. In 1980 he successfully defended his thesis. In 1994, he was appointed to the post of head of the Department of Nervous Diseases of the Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov, and later - the chief neuropathologist of the Armed Forces of Russia.

In 1995, the scientist successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic: "Neuropathology of a Combined Craniocerebral Injury." This year he received the honorary title of "Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation".

Subsequently, Miroslav Mikhailovich was elected a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, he became the leading Russian scientist in the field of neurotraumatology, angioneurology, and also made a great contribution to the study of the pathogenesis of traumatic brain disease in blasting and mine explosion blasts.

Professor M.M. Odinak is the author and editor of the textbook "Military Neurology", which, in addition to questions of the pathogenesis of military neurology, reflected the problems of toxic damage to the nervous system, rehabilitation and organization of neurological assistance during the peaceful and military period. He is the author and co-author of more than 300 scientific works, including 4 monographs, 2 textbooks and 18 teaching aids, and 19 scientific papers published in foreign publications.

The staff of the Department of the Clinic of Nervous Diseases conducts a great work on the training of neuropathologists in the faculties of training doctors, postgraduate training in neurology, manual therapy, reflexotherapy, neurofunctional diagnostics.

For a long period, as the chief specialist of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Miroslav Mikhailovich performs a great deal of organizational work to improve the provision of neurological assistance in medical institutions of the RF Ministry of Defense, manages scientific research in military districts and fleets. Under his leadership, 31 PhD and 11 doctoral dissertations were defended.

Professor M.M. Odinak is a member of the Presidium of the Board of the Association of Neurologists of Russia and St. Petersburg, Chairman of the Section of the Academic Medical Council of the Main Military Medical Directorate of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Dissertation Council for the Protection of Doctoral Dissertations, a member of the Editorial Board of the journals "Neurological Journal ", "Bulletin of the Russian Military Medical Academy", "Treatment of Nervous Diseases".

Y. V. Popov

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor, Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation (St. Petersburg Psychoneurological Research Institute named after V.M. Bekhterev, Russia)

Deputy director for research, head of the department of psychiatry of adolescence. Honored Scientist of Russia, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, has the highest category in the specialty "psychiatry." He graduated in 1970 from the Pediatric Medical Institute, then clinical residency and postgraduate study. In 1975 he defended his thesis on epileptology, and in 1989 - a doctor's thesis on the problem of personality disorders. Since 1985 he is also deputy director for scientific work. In 2000 he was awarded the Gold Medal of V.M. Bekhterev of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is one of the leading specialists of the Russian Federation on problems of adolescent psychiatry.

V. F. Prostomolotov

Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Professor of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Postgraduate and Innovative Education (IIPO), I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University.

Professor of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Postgraduate and Innovation Education (IIPO), I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University. He was born on April, 25,1940 in Kemerovo, RSFSR (RF). From 1947 to 2003 he lived in Chisinau, MSSR (RM). From 2003 to now he lives in Odessa (Ukraine). After graduating from high school he worked as a printer at the poly-combine. From 1959 to 1962 - an urgent service in the SA. In 1968 he graduated with honors from the medical faculty of the Chisinau State Medical Institute with a specialty of a medical doctor. In the period 1967-1969 he graduated with honors from the subinternature and internship in psychiatry with the qualification of a psychiatrist. Then he worked as a practical physician in the system of public health for 35 years (the psychiatric psychoneurologist of the hospital of Ministry of Internal Affairs, the psychotherapist / the center of psychotherapy at the territorial polyclinic.) Over the years of practical medical work he has helped more than 25 thousand patients, of whom more than 4/5 suffered from borderline mental disorders, of whom more than 12,000 patients underwent psychotherapy personally as their main treatment, of whom more than 75% had a maximum therapeutic effect. He defended his PhD thesis ("Respiratory disturbances in neuroses: peculiarities of clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and treatment"), then his doctoral thesis ("Somatoform autonomic dysfunction: clinic, pathogenesis, therapy") in Leningrad / St. Petersburg Research Institute named after V.M. Bekhterev (scientific consultant professor B.D. Karvasarskii).

The main scientific works: "Neurotic disorders of internal organs" (1988), 165 pp. (together with B.D. Karvasarskii); "Complex psychotherapy of somatoform disorders" (2000), 304 pp.; "Psychosomatic disorders: clinical picture, pathogenesis, therapy, prevention" (2007), 296 pp.; "Border psychiatry" (2009), 452 pp.; "Examinations with the participation of psychologists" (2010), 148 pp.; "Essays on the psychological investigation of theft" (2011), 112 pp.; "Meditation on psychotherapy" (2013), 352 pp. Methodical recommendations have been developed under the auspices of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova: "Organization, forms and methods of work of the cabinet / center of psychotherapy in a general clinical polyclinic" (1993), 24 pp.; "Psychotherapy of neuroses and borderline states with functional disorders of internal organs" (1996), 28 pp.; "Hypnosis and its derivatives in the therapy of borderline states" (1998), 32 p.

The main field of activity: borderline mental disorders, especially neurotic and psychosomatic disorders, their treatment and prevention, psychotherapy. He developed and implemented 12 methods of psychotherapy, including "Psychotherapy on contact", "The Bible in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy", "Vaccination against persuasion", "Pentada method", "Psychotherapy from unhappy love", etc.

N. G. Pshuk

MD, Professor (N. I. Pirogov Vinnitsa National Medical University, Ukraine)

Dr. Radek Ptacek, Ph.D.

1st Medical Faculty of Charles University

Department of Psychiatry, Czech republic

Dr.Radek Ptacek is a Faculty Member at the Department of Psychiatry Center for Cognitive Molecular Neuroscience 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University. Radek Ptacek is the Editorial Board Member of many peer reviewed journals and her area of expertise, as a Research Scholar credits her with many publications in national and international journals.

Master in Psychology Program Director. MBA, Esucela Superior de Marketing y Administracion, Spain. M.A. and PhDr. in clinical psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University. M.A. and PhDr. in Education, Faculty of Education, Charles University. Ph.D. in General Psychology, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University

Dr. Ptacek is a clinical psychologist, a court appointed Forensic psychologist, as well as a psychotherapist. In addition to teaching at the Police University of Czech Republic and the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University, he is also Head of the Division for Education with the Czech Medical Chamber.

He is also a member of board of editors of several international scientific journals Medical Science Monitor (IF), Neuroendocrynology Letters (IF), Activitas Nervosa Superior and some other. He has published numerous research papers and several books. His current research interests include forensic, clinical and neuroscience topics. At UNYP, he teaches undergraduate courses in Health Psychology and Ethics in Psychology as well as the Professional Case Seminar in the Masters in Clinical Counseling Psychology program. His interests are in culture and sport and he is also a certified trainer in fitness and bodybuilding.

A. A. Revenok

MD, Professor (Ukrainian Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ukraine)

S. V. Rimsha

MD, Professor (N. I. Pirogov Vinnitsa National Medical University, Ukraine)

V. Z. Rothschild-Varibrus

PhD (Rothschild Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)

A. I. Serdyuk

MD, Professor, (Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine)

V. K. Shamrey

MD, Professor (S. M. Kirov Military Medical Academy, Russia)

A. A. Skoro

MD, Professor, Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Corresponding Member RAMS (Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Russia)

A. N. Skripnikov

MD, Professor (Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy, Ukraine)

M. L. Smulson

(G. S. Kostyuk Institute of Psychology, NAPS of Ukraine, Ukraine)

V. A. Verbenko

Professor, Holder of Habilitation Degree in Medicine, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, a psychiatrist of the highest category.

Was born on August, 9, 1968 in Simferopol, the Crimean region, graduated from the Crimean State Medical Institute in 1991 with a degree in Medicine. 1991-1992 — internship in the specialty "Psychiatry".

Postgraduate education: 1994-1995. — Master's program in Psychiatry, 1995-1998. — Postgraduate course in psychiatry. 2003 — specialization "Child psychiatry", 2006 — second higher education in the specialty "Psychology", 2007 — specialization "Psychotherapy", 2008 — specialization "Narcology".

February 1998 — awarded the degree of PhD in Medicine. Theme of the thesis: "Clinic of schizophrenia with the dynamics of the brain organization". The scientific adviser is Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Victor Pavlovich Samokhvalov.

August 2008 — awarded the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences. Scientific themes of the thesis: "Neurocognitive disorders in schizophrenia: pathogenesis, clinic, therapy." Neurobiological, neuropsychological, neurophysiological features of cerebral activity in patients with schizophrenia were studied. Neurocognitive impairment in schizophrenia, depending on the specifics of the brain organization of mental processes was outlined. The causes of resistance to antipsychotic therapy are analyzed. The significance of neurocognitive disorders in the general context of clinical manifestations of the disease is described.

Scientific interests: Clinical and pathogenetic polymorphism of mental and behavioral disorders; Specificity of neurocognitive disorders of endogenous and exogenous genesis; Ethnocultural aspects of therapy of mental and behavioral disorders.

Taught disciplines: Psychiatry, general psychology, medical (clinical) psychology, narcology, psychotherapy.

The author of more than 200 scientific and scientific — methodical works, including 15 manuals and 7 textbooks, 3 monographs, including: "Short course of psychiatry. International Classification of Diseases (10th revision)", "Psychiatry, Textbook for students of medical schools", "Psychiatric Clinic. Textbook for students and interns", "Neuropsychology", "Dementia. (Reference book of the doctor)", "Mental illnesses.(Reference Guide)", "Psychotherapeutic clinics: Manual for doctors and interns", "Psychiatry. Manual for medical students", "Medical psychology", "Neuropsychology (Lectures and additional materials of the course)", "Medical Psychology. National Textbook of Ukraine", "Essential Psychology. Textbook for 1st year students", "Psychiatry.Textbook of the Ministry of Education for higher educational institutions of III-IV accreditation level", "Rx inde vademecum. Medicines for use in rational neurology and psychiatry" (I and II editions), 7 patents for inventions.